Goodbye dead skin and peach fuzz! Hello glowing skin!
What is dermaplaning? How is it done?
Dermaplaning is an exfoliation treatment that uses a medical grade sterile surgical scalpel to gently but effectively exfoliate the skin. It targets both dead skins cells, as well as peach fuzz (vellus hairs) from the face. Sometimes dermaplaning is done dry but it also can be performed using a non-comedogenic (non-pore clogging), hydrating oil. Dermaplaning has little to no downtime.
Does dermaplaning hurt?
It is not a painful treatment. Most clients find this treatment very relaxing.
What are the benefits of dermaplaning?
There are so many benefits that dermaplaning has. They include:
-improved skin texture, softer, smoother skin
-makeup goes on smoother
-products are better absorbed into the skin
-can help to reduce appearance of brown spots and skin tone
-gets rid of peach fuzz
-gives you glowy, rejuvenated skin!
Will dermaplaning make my hair grow back darker and thicker?
This is a complete myth! This treatment does not change or alter your hair follicles and it will not influence the rate at which your hair grows. It is physiologically impossible for the hair to grow back darker and thicker because of dermaplaning.
Can't I just do dermaplaning at home with a razor or tool I got online?
In-studio professional dermaplaning is extremely different than using a facial razor tool at home. Facial razors main purpose is only for hair removal. These tools have a guard for safety and only remove hair on the surface of the skin. Professional dermaplaning blades main purpose is to exfoliate. The blade is sterile, extremely sharp and removes 2-3 weeks of dead skin cells and peach fuzz (vellus hairs), resulting in brighter, smoother, glowing skin. This treatment is best left to a trained professional who is comfortable using an ultra-sharp blade to navigate the tricky contours of your face. Nicks, breakouts, ingrown hairs, and other injuries are just a few of things that could develop if at-home dermaplaning goes awry.
Who is it for?
Dermaplaning is for all skin types, except those individuals who who have active acne, cystic acne, or extremely oily skin.
How often can I get dermaplaning done?
You can have dermaplaning done every 4 to 6 weeks. Coming for regular treatments is recommended for the best results.
What is the pre and post care? What are the contraindications?
PRE CARE: Stop exfoliating and exfoliants (retinols, acids, benzoyl peroxide, enzymes, clarisonic brushes, etc.) 3 days prior to your appointment. Come to your appointment with a clean face (no makeup). Ensure you are optimally hydrating/moisturizing your skin prior to treatment. If you are prone to cold sores, use medication for them prior to your appointment
-use a gentle cleanser and keep the area well moisturized
-SPF 30 should be used daily
-try to avoid touching your face, and if you are tempted to touch your face, use clean hands/fingers
For 24-48 hours post treatment:
-avoid scrubs, retinol, retin-a, alpha or beta hydroxy (AHAs or BHAs) acids
-avoid makeup and be sure that next time you use your brushes, they are clean
-avoid saunas, hot tubs, extreme heat, excessive sweating
For 1 week post treatment:
-avoid facial waxing
For 2 weeks post treatment:
-avoid direct sunlight and tanning beds, wear hats
-do not receive any other facial treatments (exfoliation, peels, laser, botox/filler)
CONTRAINDICATIONS: Recent chemical peel or exfoliation treatment (within 2 weeks). Use of accutane in the past 6-12 months. Active cold sores in the area. Sunburn in the area. Undergoing chemo/radiation treatments. Eczema, rash, or dermatitis in area. Skin infection in area. History of keloid scarring/formation.
Why choose Studio LaLuna Beauty?
We have performed facials and skin treatments for 8+ years now and have performed hundreds of procedures. We hold multiple certifications and investing in continuing education is of utmost importance to us, to continue to give the best results for our clients.
Results & Google Reviews
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